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EPA Awards Over $1 Million to the Border Environment Cooperation Commission

Release Date: 01/17/2008
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Tressa Tillman at 214-665-2200 or

(Dallas, Texas – January 17, 2008) The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1,350,000 to the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC). The funds will allow BECC to assist communities in developing project planning studies, environmental studies, engineering design, legal and financial feasibility studies, and community participation plans. BECC will provide communities with financial assistance to help develop environmental infrastructure projects. These funds are awarded under the 2007 Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution providing budget authority for funding the United States-Mexico Border Program.

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